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Digital Projection's LED projector
UltimateAVmag.com Reviews the M-Vision LED

Superb. Exemplary. Impeccable. These are only a few of the descriptions used within UltimateAVmag.com's recent in-depth review of the M-Vision LED.

Take a look as the writers at www.ultimateavmag.com dissect the LED's performance, measurements and display of numerous movie clips. Seeing is believing with the LED, but this review does a good job of summarizing the performance of our new single-chip 60,000 hour LED projector.

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We're Growing Again!
DP Adds Applications Specialist and Projector Technicians

In order to deliver the best customer service and support in the industry, DP is pleased to announce the addition of three key support technicians to the DP team.

Digital Projection - Mark Stephens
Mark Stephens has joined DP as Senior Applications Specialist. With over 18 years of experience in numerous facets of the projection industry, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge to DP’s already robust applications support team. Stephens has already commenced working directly with DP’s extensive dealer and end user network across the US and Canada.

Digital Projection - Technicians
Additionally, Christina Ball and Khoa Nguyen recently joined the DP service technicians group. Christina previously worked for the United States Air Force and Navy in numerous technical capacities, including Aviation Electronics Technician. Khoa joins DP with extensive experience in the system installation and operation sector. Khoa also previously worked in the United States Army's Avionics service department.

DP is proud to welcome our new team members at just the right time. Watch for more exciting news on DP's expanding product line and service abilities.

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Digital Projection's 3D server
3D Entertainment is Extraordinary... and Expanding

First there was a string of 3D concert presentations and an ambitious commitment from Hollywood Studios to put over 30 3D films in production through 2012.

Next there was A Christmas Carol (click here to read our prior review). That recent 3D remake of the classic story left us with a warm feeling of hope, and very impressed with how quickly Hollywood was learning to employ state-of-the-art 3D technology to improve our film entertainment experience.

Now we have been given the gift of Avatar – the breathtaking and truly amazing creation of James Cameron. This all new, extra-terrestrial monster of a story has epic written all over it, and left us blown away by how powerful 3D entertainment can be when the creator’s vision, script, setting, characters, production tools and cinematography are all aligned to achieve maximum viewer immersion through artful, multi-dimensional story telling. If you have not treated yourself to Avatar yet, you have a revolutionary cinema experience to look forward to.

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DP Wows Sundance Film Festival for 12th Year

Under a fresh blanket of snow and with more falling, the 2010 Sundance Film Festival is underway. This year’s festival is under the guidance of new director John Cooper. Having served the festival for over 20 years in various capacities, John replaces long time festival director Geoffrey Gilmore.

The Sundance Film Festival is the world’s largest and most influential festival for independent films. The 2010 festival follows a theme of rebirth, renewal and rebellion against the establishment of the expected.

This year’s Sundance is once again proving that video content continues to change and dominate the landscape of this “film festival.” Digital Projection International’s precision displays are in 17 of the festival’s 18 venues. Digital Projection LIGHTNING and TITAN projectors will work for over two weeks, 19 hours per day, projecting 117 movies. And, for the first time, video projection has expanded beyond the confines of Park City and Salt Lake City. A TITAN 1080p 700 is permanently installed at the Peery’s Egyptian Theater in Ogden, Utah.

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Super Bowl 2010
Are You Ready for the Super Bowl?

E-Gear magazine and David Berman, director of training for the Home Theater Specialists of America, recently summarized the three best methods for watching one of the most popular sporting events in the US.

Suggestions range from three tiers of experience, with DP’s TITAN 1080p projector commanding the “MVP – Best of Everything” category. Paired with a Stewart Firehawk screen, Classé amplifier, B&W speakers and a Control4 system for control, the TITAN delivers, according to Berman, “the absolute best home entertainment experience.”

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ISE 2010
DPI's ISE Sneak Peek

Enlisting a 360 degree dome, full resolution 3D interactivity, long-life LED technology and more, DPI’s showcase will be THE must –see booth at ISE from Feb. 2-4, 2010. By demonstrating a selection of our projection displays’ unique application capabilities, DPI’s booth (#1G67) will present a sample of the flexibility and adaptability offered by our commercial projection systems.

Anchoring this year’s booth will be the first ever fully-illuminated, 360 degree multi-projector dome. Over 39’ in diameter and almost 20’ tall, the dome’s interior will be illuminated by way of six TITAN 1080p Dual 3D projectors. An approximate 12 million pixel array of imagery will be seamlessly projected within the 360 dome. Through equal parts ingenuity and creative construction, the projectors will be mounted in a way that creates a flawless, unobstructed image on the dome’s interior. Special thanks to UK-based companies HoloVis and 7th Sense for providing their expertise and software. Attendees simply have to see our 360 degree presentation first hand.

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Photos of the Month

Electronics Design Group


Electronics Design Group

Electronics Design Group (EDG), a high-end home theater designer and engineering contractor, has recently installed numerous DP precision displays in theaters across the Northeast.

Electronics Design Group

Each of the three theaters shown here feature either a Digital Projection iVision 1080p or dVision 1080p home cinema projector.

Electronics Design Group

EDG specializes in the integration and installation of ultra high-end home theaters and home automation systems for private residences. Additionally, EDG provides complete theater, light control and automation services for businesses.

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Tech Tip

Interpreting Lens Shift Specifications for Successful Installations


There are a few different methods that projector manufacturers use to specify the range of lens shift that their products provide. Some manufacturers publish the absolute maximum lens shift their products are capable of providing, without disclosing that achieving this (maximum) shift range may only be possible when the lens is set within a narrow range of its entire zoom ratio capability. Such liberal descriptions of lens shift capability can cause integrators to discover they cannot achieve the lens shift their application requires, but only after they are on site with the projector in the ceiling mount. That is the wrong time to learn a product’s specifications are based on a “best case” installation.

Others manufacturers, including Digital Projection, publish more detailed and conservative lens shift specifications that have been verified for every possible lens selection and zoom position combination. This conservative approach assures our customers always achieve the lens shift they expect when installing our products. It also means that there will be some installations where, depending on the zoom position, more lens shift may be available than what our specification describes.

Given the difference between a best case lens shift spec and a conservative spec, it is nearly impossible to rely on spec sheets to compare the lens shift performance of products from manufacturers that use different spec methodology.

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Tech Tip Archive

Click here for the 2004-2007 Newsletter Archive
January/February 2008 - CoolTek Engineering
March 2008 - CoolTek Engineering Part 2
April 2008 - CoolTek Engineering Part 3
May & June 2008 - Theaterscope Handling Tips
CEDIA 2008 - Lens Shift and the Projector Sweet Spot
October 2008 - Auto Shut-off For TITAN and LIGHTNING
November 2008 - Correctly Adjusting Your TheaterScope
December 2008 - Scalability with DP's TITANS and RapidRig
January 2009 - Resolutions Overview
April 2009 - EDID Technology Overview
May 2009 - How to Set Intelligent Lens Memory
June 2009 - WUXGA and Where it Fits
July/August 2009 - Calculating a Display's True Cost of Ownership
September 2009 - How to Display WUXGA on a 1080p Projector
October 2009 - Active, Passive and Active/Passive 3D
Holidays 2009 - M-Vision Series and Lens Shift


Photo of the Month Archive

Click here for the 2004-2007 Newsletter Archive
January/February 2008 - ISE 2008 - Amsterdam
March 2008 - DIFC Annual Event
April 2008 - Maggitti Theater
May & June 2008 - Abundant Living Faith Center
CEDIA 2008 - Definitive Electronics' Chandler Theater
October 2008 - Telluride Home Theater
November 2008 - Dallas Extreme, Home Theaters
December 2008 - First Impressions Theme Theatres
January 2009 - Paradise Theater's Schlender Theater
February/March 2009 - Grammy Museum
April 2009 - Delta Astronomy Night
May 2009 - Cinema de la Mer
June 2009 - Opus AVC
July/August 2009 - InfoComm 2009
September 2009 - '09 Reference Showroom Dealers
October 2009 - DP's CEDIA Booth
Holidays 2009 - Carefree Electronics Inc.


Newsletter Archive

Click here for the 2004-2007 Newsletter Archive
January/February 2008 - DP Announces Dramatic Improvements To Product Availability
March 2008 Imagine The Possibilities with our Reference Showroom Dealer Club
April 2008 - DP Defines Product Availability with QuickShip>> Designation
May & June 2008 - DP's Most Impressive infoComm Exhibit EVER
CEDIA 2008 - Bright Lights, Beautiful City - CEDIA 2008
October 2008 - RP Series Continues Growth with 119" & 147" Models
November 2008 - Projector Specials List for HC Dealers
December 2008 - Looking Back, Looking Forward
January 2009 - Reference Showroom Dealer Preview
February/March 2009 - 2009's Reference Showroom Dealer Program Is Now Live
April 2009 - Eleven Units Sold. Only Five Remain. Better Act FAST!
May 2009 - Reference Showroom Dealer Update
June 2009 - 2009 RSD Program Closes with Huge Success!
July/August 2009 - TITAN 3D Chosen as CEDIA Best New Product Finalist
September 2009 - DP's Show-Stealing CEDIA Booth
October 2009 - M-Vision LED's Ready for Holidays
Holidays 2009 - Happy Holidays from DP!